Today's new economic environment is increasingly more
volatile, complex and structurally different than in years past,
and in few places is this more apparent than in the movement
of goods and services.
Each disruption in global supply chains seems to bring a new surprise. On March 31 of this year, it was an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Marl, Germany. The incident at the factory of Evonik Industries resulted in the deaths of two workers and caused damage that will take all summer to repair.